Jadwiga (St Hedwig) of Lithuania and Poland

Jadwiga (St Hedwig) of Lithuania and Poland
Lithuanian Community Center and Club
877 East 185th Street, Cleveland
February 23, 2016

The ClevelandPeople.Com Passport Adventurers travelled to Lithuania via the Cleveland Lithuanian Club. The Passport Adventurers visit traditional ethnic restaurants and showcases the food, culture, history of the country - in this case Lithuania.

Lt. Colonel Joseph Meissner told the story of Jadwiga.

Painting of Jadwiga by Bacciarelli

Painting of Jadwiga by Bacciarelli

Jadwiga, also known as Hedwig, reigned as the first female monarch of the Kingdom of Poland from 1384 untill her death. Her marriage to Wladyslaw-Jogaila enabled the union of Poland and Lithuania, establishing a large state in East Central Europe.


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